Venience World (Daniel Spitz, Spring Thing 2018)

Venience World from Spring Thing 2018 offers another possible revision on the parser. Every turn, you have a command line, but listed below it are suggested autocompletions, one word at a time. You can select an autocompletion with up/down arrows, or you can click on one, or you can type out the contents. After you’ve … Continue reading “Venience World (Daniel Spitz, Spring Thing 2018)”

Spring Thing 2017: A Fly on the Wall, or An Appositional Eye

There are two A Fly on the Wall games in Spring Thing: this is the one in the Back Garden, written by Nigel Jayne, and apparently riffing on an original from ECTOCOMP 2014. So you might say there are also two A Fly on the Wall games by Nigel Jayne, this current one and the … Continue reading “Spring Thing 2017: A Fly on the Wall, or An Appositional Eye”

Spring Thing 2016: Ms. Lojka, Tangaroa Deep, Sisters of Claro Largo

I’ve been playing more of the games from this year’s Spring Thing. (You too can play! And vote! And review, if you wish!) Ms. Lojka is a horror Twine about a beastly supernatural killer in New York City, with some references to Babel and Rasputin, backed by some (I thought) rather effective illustrations, as well as … Continue reading “Spring Thing 2016: Ms. Lojka, Tangaroa Deep, Sisters of Claro Largo”